Jon Boden

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Birthday
18, 1977
Birthplace
Chicago, IL
Birth Sign
Pisces
Birthday
18, 1977 (age 41)
Birthplace
Chicago, IL

About

Folk singer and musician best recognized as the lead singer and arranger for the contemporary English folk band Bellowhead. Recognized as a skilled fiddle player, he also makes up one-half of the folk duo Spiers & Bolden and fronts the band The Remnant Kings.

Before Fame

After receiving a bachelor's in medieval studies from Durham University, he earned a master's in composition and musical theater from the London College of Music. He has since written for a number of musicals and worked occasionally with the Royal Shakespeare Company.

Trivia

In 2010, he launched the project A Folk Song A Day online, releasing a song a day for a year.

Family Life

His partner Fay Hield, is also a notable folk singer. The pair settled in Sheffield with their two children.

Associated With

In 2013, he covered Mike Scott's "How Long Will I Love You" and appeared as a busker in the Rachel McAdams and Domhnall Gleeson film About Time.